Join Now

    How to Share Codeblocks Designs

    Donald Bell
    Published on - October 11, 2019 by Donald Bell

    Tips & Tricks, Features

    We recently made it possible to directly share you Codeblocks creations, allowing others to view and tinker with copies of your code. In this way, your public Codeblocks designs can be shared just like anything created with Tinkercad's 3D or Circuits editor. 

    Screen Shot 2019-09-04 at 3.32.39 PM
    Previously, the only way to share your Codeblocks designs with other users was to export a screenshot or animated GIF. Now, Tinkercad users can simply share the URL of any public Codeblocks design, allowing others to view and copy the design along with the editable code used to generate it. 

    fishblocks

    To make an existing Codeblocks design public, visit the Codeblocks section of your design dashboard, select a design, then click the Properties gear in the top right corner. Here, you can change the name of your design, add a description and tags, and select whether you’d like to make your design public (as well as what kind of Creative Commons license is the best fit for your use). Finally, press the Save Changes button.

    Screen Shot 2019-08-13 at 3.25.11 PM (2) copy

    Once a design has been made public you’ll see a number of sharing options in the dashboard view of your design, including buttons for Facebook, Twitter, Thingiverse, Pinterest, and Google Classroom. Additionally, you have the option of grabbing a snippet of HTML code for embedding the design on your blog or website. Most importantly, below your design you’ll see a public link that you can copy and share. This link will bring anyone to the same design overview you’re currently viewing.

    linktoshare

    It’s worth noting that any design you make in Tinkercad (3D editor, Circuits, or Codeblocks) will be marked as private by default until you designate it as public.

    We have more plans underway, but we always appreciate hearing from you and getting feedback on what’s working and what could be better. If you have an idea for us, let us know by reaching out to us on Twitter or Facebook